Jack of all Trades
When Tanner Oates came to Spanish Springs High School as a freshman in the fall of 2007, the Cougars baseball program had missed the postseason in back-to-back years and neither the SSHS football nor basketball program had ever even qualified for the regional playoffs.
From the Pitch to the Slopes
Not many high school athletes will taste the splendors of victory at the state championships as often as Reed High senior Jessie Eiting has in her four years at the east Sparks school.
Gang Nationals cruise at Fernley
FERNLEY — The Memorial Day Weekend tradition continued at the Lions Fernley Motocross track as the Reno chapter of the Over The Hill Gang hosted round two of the National series. Despite the weather, the racing was hot as ever as the locals defended their turf against clubs from California.
Ransom slams Aces to walk-off win
Just minutes after Sacramento tied the game with a ninth-inning grand slam, Cody Ransom answered for the Aces in the home half of the frame with a grand slam of his own, lifting Reno to a 9-5 walk-off victory over the River Cats in the series opener at Aces Ballpark.
Aces drop finale in Round Rock, 6-5
ROUND ROCK, TX— Reno’s comeback bid in the ninth inning Thursday night fell just one run short, as the Round Rock Express held on to defeat the Aces 6-5 in the series finale at Dell Diamond.
A look back at 2010-11
Isn't it amazing how time can seem to stand still when you're sitting in a meeting you have no desire to attend? And then at other times, time seems to fly by, like when you pull out a picture album and thumb through pages filled with portraits of your kids.
Prep baseball standouts honored
Considering the Spanish Springs Cougars just made a run to Nevada’s large-school state tournament, it makes sense the SSHS roster is chalked with talent. That rang even more true when Northern 4A coaches released their all-league awards list this week and eight Cougars were honored.
Express rally for 5-4 win over Aces
ROUND ROCK, TX — Collin Cowgill recorded his second-straight three-hit effort, but the Reno Aces saw an early 4-0 lead evaporate into a 5-4 victory for the Round Rock Express Tuesday night at Dell Diamond.
Cougars sweep top softball honors
While the season ended earlier than most expected for the Spanish Springs Cougars softball team, the local squad had already dominated the regular season and earned the respect of fellow High Desert League coaches when it came to all-league voting time.
Aces wins series opener over Round Rock, 9-7
Minor League Baseball’s active career home run leader Andy Tracy hit a solo homer in the fourth inning Monday night, helping push the Reno Aces to a 9-7 win over the Round Rock Express in the series opener at Dell Diamond.
Holland comes up roses at RFR
Sometimes rain is a good thing, especially at a dirt track where the conditions are usually dry-slick. About two-thirds through the heat races, a shower stopped racing at the Reno-Fernley Raceway’s oval.
Isotopes slide past Aces, 3-1
Aces starter Barry Enright allowed just two runs over seven innings Sunday afternoon, but he was outdueled by a complete-game effort for Albuquerque’s John Ely, who lifted the Isotopes to a 3-1 victory over Reno in the series finale at Isotopes Park.